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We publish a blog post every week on Thursday. We cover a range of topics related to reptiles, fish, bio-active setups, and plants. Below you will find a wealth of information for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

June Featured Fish: Glofish

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jun 4th 2021

June Featured Fish: Glofish

June Featured Fish: GlofishWhat is a Glofish?Glofish are fluorescent fish that glow under blacklights or blue lights. When they glow, they display bright, vibrant colors. Their colors can also become more vibrant under bright … read more >
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Betta Peace Lily Tank

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 27th 2021

Betta Peace Lily Tank

Betta Peace Lily Tank MD Fish Tanks Betta fish are a favorite among fish keepers who want only a small tank rather than a large community aquarium. Not only are these fish happy to be the solo ruler of their domain, th … read more >
What Kind of Lights Do Fish Need?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 20th 2021

What Kind of Lights Do Fish Need?

What Kind of Lights Do Fish Need?You may have seen various aquarium lights available at the tropical fish store and wondered which lights, if any, your fish need. The answer depends upon whether you have live plants in your t … read more >
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May Featured Fish: Danios

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 13th 2021

May Featured Fish: Danios

May Featured Fish: DaniosThis month’s featured fish is a fairly popular sight in tropical fish tanks. Danios come in several different species, and they’re also one of the main types of fish modified to become Glofish. Danios … read more >
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Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 15th 2021

Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?

Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?How to tell if your Snake is a Proper Weight by Snake DiscoverySo your snake is looking a little chubby. Is that really a problem? After all, it looks kind of cute with those fat rolls, right?P … read more >
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April Featured Fish: Goldfish

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 8th 2021

April Featured Fish: Goldfish

April Featured Fish: GoldfishThis month, let’s talk about goldfish. They’re an iconic pet fish. Many people have brought home a goldfish at some point in their lives, and there’s a good reason. These freshwater fish tend to b … read more >
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​Are My Fish Happy?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 2nd 2021

​Are My Fish Happy?

Are My Fish Happy?Fish can be harder to read than a pet like, say, a dog. Dogs run up to you and wag their tails when they’re happy. They respond to people in ways we tend to understand. Fish, however, don’t really smile or w … read more >
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Cutest Exotic Pet Vids

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 25th 2021

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids Think exotic pets can’t be as cute as dogs or cats? You’d be mistaken. Check out the cutest exotic pet videos I found on YouTube.Sulcata tortoise befriends puppies Sulcata tortoises are the giant … read more >
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